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Beyond Greenwash: Explaining Credibility in Transnational Eco-Labeling

Hamish van der Ven

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190866006
eISBN:
9780190866037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190866006.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Environmental Politics

Modern consumers are confronted by a growing array of colorful eco-labels on everything from coffee to computers. Yet, not all of these eco-labels are trustworthy. Despite the existence of ... More


The foreseen future of urban gardening

Efrat Eizenberg

in Urban gardening and the struggle for social and spatial justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526126092
eISBN:
9781526144706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126092.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This concluding chapter briefly reviews the different, sometime diametric, ways in which the literature conceptualizes urban gardening. It brings together enthusiastic approaches that understand ... More


Gambling with the Future

Peter Dauvergne

in Environmentalism of the Rich

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034951
eISBN:
9780262336222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034951.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter brings to light the risks – and at times grave costs – for human health and ecosystems of companies introducing new technologies and products to compete for profits and markets. New ... More


Eco-Labels and the Credibility Puzzle in Transnational Governance

Hamish van der Ven

in Beyond Greenwash: Explaining Credibility in Transnational Eco-Labeling

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190866006
eISBN:
9780190866037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190866006.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Environmental Politics

This chapter introduces eco-labels, explains where and how they differ, and establishes their empirical and theoretical importance. The book’s central puzzle is set up through an example of how two ... More


Evaluating the Current Menu of Legal Forms for Social Enterprise

Dana Brakman Reiser and Steven A. Dean

in Social Enterprise Law: Trust, Public Benefit and Capital Markets

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190249786
eISBN:
9780190249816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190249786.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter shows why legal forms recently developed to house social enterprise, such as the benefit corporation, leave social mission vulnerable to unilateral termination. Benefit corporation ... More


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